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Car Race

Description: Copy negative of a car race. In the foreground are two speeding cars with a dust cloud behind them. In the background are grandstands full of people.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Car Race

Description: Copy negative of a car race. In the foreground is a man in a suit and hat waving a checkered flag. Next to him is a speeding car. In the background are several cars, some with people standing on top of them.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Car Race

Description: Copy negative of a car race. In the foreground is a car speeding by with a driver wearing goggles. In the background are grandstands filled with people.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Car Race

Description: Copy negative of a car race. There are two cars on a dirt track with dust clouds behind them and several people on the left side of the frame.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Race Car

Description: Copy negative of a race car and a driver wearing a cap and goggles. Several men in jumpers and caps are standing around the car.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Damaged Car After Tornado

Description: Photograph of a damaged car after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. The car's door is missing and the roof and sides are badly dented. On the ground surrounding the car is debris which includes cinder blocks, wooden beams, and tanks. There are small trees in the background and even further back is a building and telephone poles.
Date: April 1947
Creator: McCurry, J. W.
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Crushed Garage After Galveston, Texas Storm, 1915

Description: Photograph of two men and a crushed car amongst piles of debris after a storm in Galveston, Texas. The car is underneath piles of brick and a man in a newsboy cap is leaning on it. On the car are the numbers, "1507". In the background is a large pile of bricks and a man in suspenders, all within tin walls.
Date: 1915
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Car Race

Description: Copy negative of two race cars speeding down a dirt track with dust clouds behind them. In the background are grandstands full of people.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Combination Box And Stock Car

Description: Patent for "a new and improved box and stock car which is simple and durable in construction and arranged to permit of readily transforming the car to carry either box-freight or live stock." (lines 10-13) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 22, 1900
Creator: Russell, Charles Henry
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Destroyed Cars After Tornado

Description: Photograph of two old cars ruined by the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. The car in the foreground is upside-down and crumpled. The car in the back ground is badly bent. There is debris all over the ground. In the background are two bare trees.
Date: April 1947
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

CONVERTIBLE CAR.

Description: Patent for improved convertible cars pertaining to railroad rolling-stock, that can be converted from freight-car into a box-car or cattle-car. This invention is tighter in corners when serving as a box-car, to prevent leakage of transports.
Date: May 22, 1906
Creator: Cothern, John K.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car-Brake

Description: Patent for an invention that relates to innovations and improvements to railroad car-brakes.
Date: May 28, 1901
Creator: Boyers, Thomas Albert.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car-Brake

Description: Patent for "new and useful Improvements in Car-Brakes" (lines 6-7) relating to a railroad brake operating mechanism, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: February 6, 1912
Creator: Klasing, Augustus Frederick
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hand Car.

Description: Patent for a new and improved hand car. This design consists in "[a] hand-car constructed with a frame-work . . . and provided with a propelling mechanism consisting of the bent pipe-lever in combination with the rocking lever, provided with the socket, the connecting-rod, driving wheel, and pinion" (lines 92-98).
Date: January 16, 1883
Creator: Johnson, Roberto H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Stock Car.

Description: Patent for a new and improved stock car for railroads. This design "has for its object to guard the cattle from such injury as is likely to occur to a car full of cattle by the sudden starting or stopping of the car; to furnish means for guiding the cattle into the proper compartment of the car, and to furnish means for working the device by a train-hand on top of the car" (lines 10-16).
Date: February 3, 1885
Creator: Pierce, Jonathan E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automobile

Description: 1 copy negative of two photographs. The first photograph shows an automobile. The second photograph shows an automobile on a dirt road.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Means for Propelling Railway Cars.

Description: Patent for a new and improved means for propelling railway cars. This design "relates to motive power for railway-cars, and the purpose thereof is to provide a simple combination of parts whereby each car may be impelled by a separate motor, the entire series throughout a line or train of cars being supplied with energy from a common source, whereby the full horse-power of a steam-boiler may be applied in a manner enabling it to be utilized to the greatest possible advantage and to the utmost extent" (lines 10-20).
Date: May 21, 1889
Creator: Keith, John M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automatic Train-Pipe Coupling

Description: Patent for a coupler adapted to be employed for operatively uniting the fluid pressure pipes of a pair of railway vehicles, when the vehicles are coupled up. The invention aims to improve the construction of the main pipe through the instrumentality of which the coupling operation is immediately effected, and to provide a means whereby the pipe is mounted in such a way as to have the necessary movemtns.
Date: January 11, 1916
Creator: Cobb, John Ollen
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car-Coupling

Description: Patent for invention relating "to improvements in automatic car-couplings" (lines 9-10) for railroad cars.
Date: April 16, 1901
Creator: Priddy, Miles C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

People with Model-T Car

Description: Photograph of a group of people - 4 men, 4 women, and 4 children - sitting in and on top of a Model T car. They are dressed in suits and dresses, almost all wear hats. In the background is a fence and a few buildings.
Date: unknown
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Electric Car Brake.

Description: Patent for a new and improved electric car brake. This design "consists in a combination . . . of a friction-wheel mounted on a laterally-adjustable vertical shaft, provided at its upper end with a beveled cog-wheel, engaging with a beveled cog-wheel on a horizontal shaft, journaled in the under side of the car-floor, on which horizontal shaft is loosely mounted a worm, which engages with a worm-wheel mounted on [a] shaft . . . when this worm is locked on the shaft . . . the brake-chain will be wound on the shaft of the worm-wheel, and the brakes will be applied" (lines 10-23).
Date: September 26, 1882
Creator: Conover, Philip Vorus
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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